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Personal Health Consults – Collaboration with Dane & Linsy

Personal Health Support and Legal Boundaries You likely already know that I am not legally able to give personal health advice - I am not a licensed healthcare professional - I am simply a layperson, a journalist, sharing my personal journey and opinion ;) However, of course I understand how valuable it can be to [...]

By |2024-01-02T05:51:23-08:00December 20th, 2023|

Extreme Health Info Censorship… watch out…

I am extremely concerned with what's happening around alternative/natural health information on this planet - especially in North America - and wanted to give you all a 'heads up!' so you can be informed and prepared for the extreme health info censorship. Of course, it all started with the big-C rollout. At that time, they [...]

By |2023-09-19T07:43:07-08:00September 27th, 2023|

Natural Remedies for Leaky Gut Syndrome

By the time people find their way to my Crohn’s, colitis, and diverticulitis treatments, their bacterial flora is usually unbalanced throughout their gastrointestinal tract. The repeated use of antibiotics (often since childhood) and the invasive medical diagnostic tests alone have destroyed much of the “good” (protective) bacteria in their small and large intestines. When the [...]

By |2023-08-29T10:36:03-08:00August 29th, 2023|

Can Banana Peels Whiten Teeth and Remove Warts?

Here's another useful video from Dr. Alan Mandell where he shows you how to use a banana peel to help whiten your teeth, along with other useful ways banana peels can be used: Also, here's a selection of really useful comments from viewers about how they've used banana peels for splinters and warts and how [...]

By |2023-04-25T20:31:27-08:00April 24th, 2023|

LTYG Podcast: Iodine, the Thyroid and Adrenals

Have you struggled with thyroid issues? Do you suspect your hormones are out of balance? Do you do too much, have poor boundaries around your time and energy, and run your adrenals like a beat horse? We started this discussion with me asking Dr. Scott Tyler ND to tell us what's in his personal medicine [...]

By |2023-03-28T16:04:19-08:00March 12th, 2023|

Shifting Negativity to Help Yourself Heal

I enjoyed this video from hypnotherapist Marisa Peers so much that I took notes and then came up with my own examples to really drive her lessons home... Shifting Negativity to Help Yourself Heal When you're in a flare-up of symptoms, or life gets really stressful (which can then cause a flare) it helps to [...]

By |2023-04-07T10:19:11-08:00December 18th, 2022|

Craniosacral Therapy Or Surgery for Abdominal Issues?

We recently received an email from one of my readers who had a colonoscopy, and his GI told him he had a twisted colon that may be contributing to his chronic constipation. So, I want to share with you this story that I shared with him which is part of the new content I've added [...]

By |2023-04-07T10:21:58-08:00October 4th, 2022|

Ongoing Fatigue & Lethargy? How to Boost Your Immune System

Working too hard? Post-medication? Suffered a recent trauma? Or recovering from a bug that seems to be lingering...? These are the supplements I take to bolster my immune system and also help prevent a crash during times of intense stress (physical or emotional stress). I'm going to give you both my bare essentials list and [...]

By |2023-01-11T13:38:12-08:00March 1st, 2022|

Effective Constipation Pooping Positions

It is very important not to do anything else during a bowel movement other than breathing deeply and connecting with your body. When you are doing nothing but breathing deeply during a bowel movement, you are automatically relaxing your bowel and anal sphincter muscles with your breath. The expansion and contraction of your diaphragm, as [...]

By |2023-04-14T09:45:44-08:00December 29th, 2021|

Lymphatic Drainage for Swelling and High Blood Pressure

A friend of mine is due to birth in a couple of weeks. She's very holistic in her healthcare, but a recent check-up revealed high blood pressure and elevated liver markers. So her midwives suggested she go into the hospital and induce labor. I asked her to close her eyes and tell me how SHE was [...]

By |2023-04-18T10:16:49-08:00December 21st, 2021|

Every Generation Should Hear This

Another great webinar from Dr. Zach Bush! If you are concerned about fertility, or considering having a child, or even just concerned for your children or grandchildren... this is a good one. As Dr. Bush says: In a world that is quickly losing its reproductive capacity across natural systems, it is clear that we are [...]

By |2023-04-07T10:48:30-08:00October 25th, 2021|

Natural Painkillers – Avoid the Dangers of Aspirin & Ibuprofen

NSAIDS (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) like aspirin and ibuprofen cause thousands of hospitalizations and deaths every year due to gastrointestinal bleeding. Fortunately, there are very powerful natural painkillers you can use that do not have harmful side effects. Learn about an effective painkilling herb used by Chinese, Indian, and Native American Indians for centuries, as well [...]

By |2023-04-14T09:48:18-08:00September 22nd, 2021|

2 Women Cure Their Fibromyalgia & Other Health Issues

Interestingly, in one of those YouTube twists of, "how did I end up here?" I came across both these videos telling the visually beautiful stories of women whose bodies and nervous systems simply shut down. Both had versions of Fibromyalgia and other debilitating health issues. As you watch this first video, I'd like you to [...]

By |2023-04-07T12:31:40-08:00March 23rd, 2021|

Jini’s Top Natural Remedies for Sore Muscles

Whether you suffer from Fibromyalgia, you pushed it too hard at the gym, injured yourself, or you've run down your immune system and the latest virus has left you feeling weak and sore, there are a number of natural remedies you can use to relieve your muscle pain or soreness. Here are the most effective [...]

By |2023-04-19T11:45:14-08:00March 9th, 2020|

Reverse Disease: Heal, Flush Toxins, & Rejuvenate

This gut-healing and whole-body detox protocol utilizes a number of key substances and processes to heal a wide variety of diseases, flush out toxins and take your health to the next level of vibrancy. It’s a protocol that builds upon the Raw Milk Cure, which I have blogged about in the past. I'm going to [...]

By |2023-04-05T21:10:21-08:00February 5th, 2020|

Crowdsourced Cures – Ted Talk from Jini’s Brother!

In my book, Listen To Your Gut, I write about how I come from a family of doctors and pharmacists - well here's one of those doctors, my older brother, Millan Patel MD, whom I love dearly. Now you might think Millan and I are on opposite ends of the spectrum, but if you listen [...]

By |2023-03-28T14:57:45-08:00January 29th, 2020|

Fecal Implant (FMT) and the Gut Biofilm

As fecal transplant, fecal infusion, fecal implant, or FMT (all different names for the same thing) grow in acceptability, and can often deliver miraculous results, more people with IBD or intestinal infection (like C. difficile) are giving this therapy a try. If you haven't heard of it, it's basically taking poop from a healthy donor [...]

By |2023-01-31T16:34:37-08:00January 22nd, 2020|

New Facebook LTYG Private Group

I want to share some exciting news with y'all, which you may not already know if you do not follow us on Facebook... As of this week, Savannah (my assistant) and I created a private group for the Listen to Your Gut community (both newcomers and long-time readers) to share their experiences, show their support [...]

By |2023-01-31T16:36:21-08:00January 17th, 2020|

Hot Castor Oil Pack Saves Sister’s Life!

This is such an amazing story from a reader who used the information in this blog post to save her sister's life when her bowel was impacted. She was in sepsis, and she hadn't had a bowel movement in 2 weeks... First thing's first, I want to say it takes a LOT of courage to [...]

By |2023-04-14T10:01:06-08:00January 6th, 2020|

What do Fibromyalgia, Seizures and Jini’s Protocols Have in Common?

The more I read and the more research that emerges, the more it all points back to the GUT! If by some miracle, you are one of my readers and you are NOT on Natren probiotics (which I've been recommending for almost 20 years), then take heed... This first study examined the microbiota of people [...]

By |2023-01-31T17:07:31-08:00December 4th, 2019|

Gut/Brain Connection: Fear in Mice Controlled by Gut Microbes

I came across this fascinating article by ScienceMag.org surrounding how gut microbes were observed having the ability to control fear in lab mice, and I had to share... Chemicals released by bacteria may help gut control the brain, mouse study suggests "Chemicals released by bacteria in the gut seem to influence how mice recover from [...]

By |2023-04-07T12:56:01-08:00November 6th, 2019|

COLONOSCOPY RISKS AND DANGERS

2020 UPDATE: I just found out there is now FINALLY a single-use, disposable, robotic colonoscope available and currently being used in Italy and Switzerland. So of course, I had to rush onto the blog and tell you about it immediately! You can read about it here.  2015 UPDATE: 7 years after I first published this post, [...]

By |2024-01-08T22:41:02-08:00October 8th, 2019|

Does Adya Clarity Black Mica Extract Work?

The Origins of Adya Clarity Mica If you're into the raw food movement, you may have heard about a product called Adya Clarity Black Mica. The people who are selling (and re-selling) this product are making some pretty amazing claims. And perhaps, like me, you're wondering how much is hype and how much is genuine? [...]

By |2023-11-22T09:53:56-08:00September 22nd, 2019|

New Crohn’s Treatment Uses Dead Bacteria to Induce Remission – Podcast!

You may have read our previous blog post about Qu Biologics (Qu), a Canadian biopharmaceutical company which has been conducting an experiment to treat immune-related diseases such as cancer and Crohn's disease. Unlike current Crohn's treatments which suppress immune functions, dealing only with symptoms but not the actual underlying cause, Qu's treatment restores the innate [...]

By |2023-03-03T07:32:49-08:00July 24th, 2019|

Hot Castor Oil Pack for Pain, Spasming & Bloating

A hot castor oil pack for pain, spasming, and bloating is a healing therapy that should be in everyone's toolkits. If you haven't tried this yet, then I strongly encourage you to give it a go - just take a look at this amazing story from a reader who used a hot castor oil pack [...]

By |2024-01-30T08:09:11-08:00July 17th, 2019|

Healing Perianal Abscess and Fistula with Laser Therapy

A Mother's Determination to Heal Her Son This article was sent in by one of my readers (Amy Spiegel) to share their experience in hopes that it may help others with a similar problem. Amy used my Natural Remedy for Perianal Abscess and Fistula - so be sure to read this too, to get the [...]

By |2023-10-09T20:47:38-08:00June 22nd, 2019|

How Does Infrared Light Therapy Work?

Understanding Infrared Light Therapy Coherent photons, which are particles of electromagnetic energy, are emitted from an infrared cold laser (also referred to as low level laser, soft laser or therapeutic laser). These particles enter the tissues and are absorbed in the mitochondria - which are tiny structures within the substance of each individual cell. The [...]

By |2023-10-20T04:56:02-08:00June 16th, 2019|

Qu Biologics Looking for Phase 2 Trial Participants

I want to tell you about Qu Biologics Inc. (Qu), a Canadian biopharmaceutical company developing Site Specific Immunomodulators (SSIs) designed to restore the body’s normal immune function to treat cancer, Crohn's, and other immune-related diseases. Qu is currently conducting their 2nd phase of a new, experimental Crohn's treatment. Instead of suppressing immune function, the process [...]

By |2023-02-06T09:41:33-08:00November 24th, 2018|

Herpes Virus and Chronic Constipation

READER QUESTION: "I have had perfect digestion and good diet, and perfect bowel movements 98% of the time, until sudden constipation over the last month, which has caused problems including (I believe) a fistula or fissures that affect the vaginal wall. I just read a recent Yale University study that found the herpes virus can [...]

By |2023-04-13T09:08:01-08:00October 26th, 2017|

Which Flower (or Plant) Are You?

What do you feel about the place of nature, trees, plants, herbs and flowers in your journey to wholeness? I have come to realize that joining with nature is crucial to the re-alignment and empowerment of my whole self, my essential self. And of course, there are many ways to access or embody this. I [...]

By |2023-02-08T20:14:44-08:00November 16th, 2016|

New Film on Alternative Treatments for Crohn’s & Colitis

Reid Kimball has finally finished and released his film on alternative healing methods for colitis and Crohn's that many of us have been waiting for! I have watched the full documentary and it is just GREAT. It will educate you, give you hope, encourage you on your journey and hopefully give you new ideas to [...]

By |2023-02-08T20:33:21-08:00August 17th, 2016|

Use Your Body Language To Lower Your Cortisol (Stress)

Did you know that the way you hold your body, sit, stand, and move your body through space, affects your hormone levels? Yes! Really. This fabulous video from Amy Cuddy (professor and researcher at Harvard Business School) shows us how and why our body language affects our mind, our mood and yes, even our hormone [...]

By |2023-02-15T09:06:58-08:00December 16th, 2015|

Jini’s Top Vancouver Bodywork Practitioners

I have been asked for references to the healers I go to in Vancouver, Canada so many times, that I realized I should put these up as a blog post! Once I had a reader in Israel who flew all the way here just so she could rent a house for few weeks and make [...]

By |2023-04-19T08:10:13-08:00July 1st, 2015|

Natural Remedies for Achalasia and Dysphagia

Here are my natural remedies for achalasia and dysphagia. Esophageal achalasia is a disorder which inhibits food from passing through the esophagus and also causes the lower esophageal sphincter from relaxing. The most common result of this disorder is difficulty swallowing but it can also cause regurgitation or chest pain. Dysphagia is the medical term [...]

By |2023-02-15T09:24:43-08:00June 10th, 2015|

Healthy You! Radio in Seattle Interviews Jini Patel Thompson

Jini Patel Thompson The host of Healthy You! Radio - Dr. Keesha Ewers is a functional and ayurvedic medicine doctor, a psychotherapist, reiki master and certified sexologist. This means that her interview with Jini is pretty rousing and goes into some uncharted territory! You can listen or download the interview below: [...]

By |2023-03-03T07:34:39-08:00May 6th, 2015|

Pelican Medicine For Your Healing Journey

I just got back from a couple of weeks in Akumal; which is on the Caribbean side of Mexico. The resort we go to is particularly wonderful because it is owned by a local Mexican man and is built horizontally - all along the beach. So whether you're sleeping, or eating, or walking around, you [...]

By |2023-04-07T13:33:07-08:00March 24th, 2015|

Inside the World of a Medical Intuitive – with Dr. Katharina Johnson

The noteworthy thing about Dr. Katharina Johnson is that not only is she a Medical Intuitive, she is also a Medical Doctor (MD). And if you've ever wondered what a medical intuitive does - and how she melds that with the scientific MD side of herself... well come on in! Here are some of the [...]

By |2023-04-07T13:33:53-08:00January 16th, 2015|

Psychic Predictions Can Help or Hinder Healing

UPDATE: My friend who received the original psychic prediction emailed the psychic back for further clarification about the cancer. However, due to the holidays, the psychic did not answer her right away. This gave my friend time to do what I suggested above - and she asked 3 of her closest friends what they thought [...]

By |2023-02-23T09:01:23-08:00December 29th, 2014|

Transform Your Life with Flower Remedies

My good friend Katie Hess is offering a unique, yet powerful program - using flower remedies, online support, and a soul-searching playbook - to help you: - Unravel and shift old habits - Become aware of and release what holds you back - Open to a richer, more vibrant life Katie's flower essences and elixirs [...]

By |2023-04-18T12:19:16-08:00October 14th, 2014|

Apple Cider Vinegar Treatment for Diabetes

A really great article on apple cider vinegar by Dr. Joseph Mercola is the inspiration for this blog post (and I excerpted a lot of his article here). But I had  to do a bit of searching as many sources cite this first 2004 study - but no one (not even Mercola) gave the dosage! [...]

By |2023-04-13T09:04:48-08:00September 8th, 2014|

Better Than Prednisone, Humira, Remicade!

Now here's something that can do MORE for your health than any drug currently prescribed for Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Anyone with IBD, or IBS, knows that stress is the number one trigger for a flare. But what if, right now, you could re-frame that trigger to a new reality of: This is my body helping [...]

By |2023-02-23T09:15:39-08:00February 7th, 2014|

Hydrogen Peroxide Home Remedies

I just have to keep blogging about hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) because it's just so darn great (and cheap)! Did you know that the first colostrum (from mother's breastmilk) contains high amounts of hydrogen peroxide? Hydrogen peroxide has also been used in dozens of countries to preserve milk where there is no refrigeration. It has been [...]

By |2023-04-14T11:19:05-08:00June 24th, 2013|

Music As Healer

This video provides an excellent example of music as an enjoyable and powerful tool in our Healing Journey. In her quest to become a world-famous violinist, Ji-Hae Park fell into a severe depression. All the words of help became a miasma of noise until, ironically, only music was able to lift her out again. But [...]

By |2023-02-23T09:44:12-08:00May 27th, 2013|

Natural Remedies and Diet for ADHD and ADD

One of my readers recently wrote in for any advice I had for his son with ADHD, so he wouldn't have to put him on Ritalin (see his full letter below). For kids who suffer from ADHD, ADD, or any other label that involves any of these issues: short attention span problems focusing aggressive behaviour [...]

By |2023-04-07T13:36:39-08:00March 12th, 2013|

How Do I Heal Myself When I’m Broke?

I just received the most heartbreaking email... and this is not the first one I've received like this. This former, strapping Marine Corps elite athlete has been reduced to 130 pounds (he's 6'). He cannot work, can barely eat, and has lost his home, car, career, insurance, all of his savings and a number of [...]

By |2023-03-02T08:51:14-08:00March 2nd, 2013|

Medical Doctors On Natural Crohn’s Colitis Remedy

What do medical doctors say about Listen To Your Gut and The IBD Remission Diet - my books on natural healing remedies for ulcerative colitis, Crohn's Disease, diverticulitis and IBS? People are often surprised to hear that numerous medical doctors and PhD scientists have used the protocols in my books to heal either themselves, or [...]

By |2023-03-02T08:56:16-08:00October 5th, 2012|

CLA Therapy For Crohn’s Disease and Colitis

A new article has just come out in Science Daily featuring the results of a clinical trial with conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) in treating Crohn's disease: "In our recent open label study of CLA as a supplement in study subjects with mild to moderate CD there was a marked improvement in disease activity and quality [...]

By |2023-03-02T09:06:40-08:00March 25th, 2012|

Vitamin C Makes Antibiotics Stronger

Following is a fantastic article showing that high dose vitamin C greatly improves the efficacy of antibiotics. Similarly, since Wild Oregano Oil is also an antibiotic, it too should be potentized if taken with high doses of vitamin C. Shortly after the birth of my third child, Hugo, I had to go to the hospital [...]

By |2023-03-08T13:01:54-08:00October 26th, 2010|

Can’t afford Natural Healthcare?

Occasionally I get emails from people on welfare or in dire financial straits, who would really love to pursue holistic healing, but they just can't afford the supplements. Or, sometimes people are using natural healing methods, but they find the cost of the healing supplements and practitioner visits eats up all their savings or extra [...]

By |2023-03-08T13:23:28-08:00August 24th, 2010|